2019-2020 Employee Handbook

Conduct of Employees

To ensure orderly operations and provide the best possible work environment, CF expects employees to follow rules of conduct that will protect the interests and safety of all employees and the college.

It is not possible to list all the forms of behavior that are considered unacceptable in the workplace. Reasons for suspending or terminating employment include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Temporary employment where regular employee returns from leave
  • End of work load or assignment
  • Position discontinued
  • Consolidation, reorganization or reduction of the college program which necessitates a decrease in the number of employees or change in job description or qualifications
  • Lack of funds and/or students
  • Mandatory retirement
  • Unsatisfactory performance or conduct
  • Theft or inappropriate removal or possession of property
  • Falsification of records, files or any college documents
  • Illegal use of alcohol or drugs
  • Illegal possession, distribution, sale, transfer or use of alcohol or drugs in the workplace, while on duty, or while operating employer-owned vehicles or equipment
  • Fighting or threatening violence in the workplace
  • Negligence or improper conduct leading to damage of employer-owned or customer-owned property
  • Insubordination or other disrespectful conduct
  • Violation of safety or health rules
  • Sexual or other unlawful or unwelcome harassment
  • Possession of dangerous or unauthorized materials, such as explosives or firearms, in the workplace
  • Excessive absenteeism or any absence without notice; or excessive tardiness
  • Unauthorized absence from work station during the workday
  • Unauthorized use of telephones, mail system or other employer-owned equipment
  • Unauthorized disclosure of business "secrets" or confidential information
  • Violation of college policies and procedures
  • Refusal to perform job duties
  • Sleeping on the job
  • Cash shortage of funds for which the employee has responsibility.